Social Media and the Politics of Reportage

The 'Arab Spring'

Editors: Bebawi, S., Bossio, D. (Eds.)

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Social Media and the Politics of Reportage explores the journalistic challenges, issues and opportunities that have risen as a result of social media increasingly being used as a form of crisis reporting within the field of global journalism, with a focus on the protests during the 'Arab Spring'.

About the authors

Saba Bebawi, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia Evgeniya Boklage, Free University of Berlin, Germany Diana Bossio, Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia Axel Bruns, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Tim Highfield, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Robert Imre, University of Newcastle, Australia Stephen Owen, University of Newcastle, Australia Mervi Pantti, University of Helsinki, Finland William Lafi Youmans, George Washington University, USA

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Bebawi, Saba (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

  • Journalism during the Arab Spring: Interactions and Challenges

    Bossio, Diana

    Pages 11-32

  • The Arab Spring on Twitter: Language Communities in #egypt and #libya

    Bruns, Axel (et al.)

    Pages 33-55

  • Al Jazeera English’s Networked Journalism during the 2011 Egyptian Uprising

    Youmans, William Lafi

    Pages 56-78

  • Syrian Activists in Russia: The Limits of Visibility in a Hostile Host Country

    Pantti, Mervi (et al.)

    Pages 81-104

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Media and the Politics of Reportage
Book Subtitle
The 'Arab Spring'
Editors
  • S. Bebawi
  • D. Bossio
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36140-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137361400
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-36139-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47230-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 153
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